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The Drum and Monkey

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 6 - US$ 26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews steak mixed grill ribs pie sandwich bowling green groupon voucher the pub really enjoyed the atmosphere lovely lunch cooked to perfection bank holiday both occasions off the menu fantastic food monkeys chef
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

Quite a quaint old pub off the beaten track in Alderley Edge. Nice selection of beers to pick from. Friendly and efficient staff. Unfortunately the food was below standard and badly presented. They need to change the chef if he thinks serving a fish pie...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Martin N
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Warm & frendly place .we wer treeted very well served with very food . Nothing was to much trouble. Would recommend to any one .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Very pleasant, young staff. Had to ask for menus, salt/pepper, clear table, ask for menus again! Food was very average indeed.. All agreed food was bland. Atmosphere was OK.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank adebabe h
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

One of the only village pubs that hasn’t been RUINED by the influx of pretentious bars and restaurants and people. A sad looking pub, it’s dated and definitely in need of a lick of paint. I would love to see this once thriving pub be...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank I4BB
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Hostess was very welcoming, beer was good. The menu is not what was on the website, my husband struggled to find something he can eat, to be fair he said the chicken sandwich was nice, I had the fish and chips, I have had better...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carole H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Been coming here for many years and seen several licensees come and go. It never seems to quite make the grade in terms of either beer quality or food quality, but it has a good atmosphere and pleasant staff who try hard. The bowling green...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Totally agree with earlier review which mentioned the condition of the outdoor seating.We visited on a beautiful Saturday evening the sun was shining my grandson was playing with friends all this was spoilt by the rotting furniture most of the benches were in a terrible...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank fishwickMidlands
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What a shame. The only pub in Alderley Edge that has the evening sun, totally ruined by unsafe, rotting furniture. What an incredible opportunity these owners are missing out on. Sort your outdoor furniture game out and this place will be an absolute gold mine....More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank JarredMcknight85
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely cozy pub, food is always delicious and staff are always welcoming and accommodating. Outdoor area is lovely to sit in and enjoy the nice weather we’ve been having. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank zoe3183
Reviewed 10 June 2018

First visit of the year and was pleasantly surprised by the expanding of the patio/ lawn for drinkers. I feel sure the garden used to be a bowling green. Robinsons pub so had a Lager and a Cider, it was a hot day. Plenty of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank RazzyBthefirst
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Smurpio
14 January 2018|
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Response from sue r | Reviewed this property |
It’s got new management now but the food isn’t that nice now
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